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Keith D. Halperin commented on Jill's blog post 'California’s Paid Family Leave Act to the Rescue'
"Thanks, Jill. I wonder how employers will try and get around this. H Hget more temps.contractors as opposed to employees?   Thx,   Keith"
Oct 8, 2013
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California’s Paid Family Leave Act to the Rescue

Serious illnesses often extend beyond just the person who’s sick. Family members worry about how they’ll be able to care for a loved one while still maintaining their jobs. As of September 24, 2013, there is an answer, at least in California.  On September 24 Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to extend California’s Paid…See More
Oct 8, 2013
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Benefits of a Contingent Workforce

Contingent workers provide convenient, flexible, specialized skills that best fit the changing needs of the modern workplace.  Research indicates that one third of the U.S. workforce is now made up of contingent workers, who are sometimes referred to as freelancers, contractors or temps. And the growth isn’t just limited to…See More
Aug 30, 2013
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Aug 14, 2013
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4 Ways To Compliantly Engage New Contractors and Temps

By guest blogger, Sherry Griffin, SPHR, Elucidate IncOne of the decisions facing many small business owners is how to bring on extra help at a reasonable cost. Business is on the uptick, but the economy isn’t making anyone feel overly confident about hiring employees on a permanent basis. Added to this, is that employer rules and regulations must still be followed and they are subject to change on a frequent…See More
Jul 24, 2013
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Jul 15, 2013
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U.S. companies spent a staggering $467 million on wage-and-hour settlements

Last year, U.S. companies spent a staggering $467 million on wage-and-hour settlements according to the global firm, NERA Economic Consulting. They also found that the average wage and hour case costs approximately $4.6 million to resolve. Overtime claims represented the highest number of cases brought against U.S. businesses,…See More
Jun 18, 2013
Tim Spagnola liked Jill's blog post Temporary Jobs Grew 7.4% in May
Jun 14, 2013
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Temporary Jobs Grew 7.4% in May

The temporary workforce in the U.S. increased by 7.46 percent last month, continuing the steady growth it has been experiencing since February, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In May, the economy added 25,600 jobs in the temporary employment services industry, bringing the total number of temporary jobs provided by…See More
Jun 13, 2013
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Firm Faces $1.5 Million Lawsuit For Firing Temporary Workers Who Made Harassment Claims

A logistics firm fired three female temporary workers from their Tennessee warehouse because the workers filed a sexual harassment complaint. A fourth worker was also fired for agreeing to serve as a witness during a company investigation. Consequently, the firm is facing a hefty lawsuit of $1.5 million. The amount is…See More
Jun 3, 2013
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Major Online Retailer sued for $100m by Warehouse Workers

A court ruled 100,000 warehouse workers from a major online retailer are owed more than $100 million in back wages and penalties for time spent in security lines at the end of their shifts. Workers were required to pass through metal detectors at the end of every shift as a measure put in place to clamp down on employee theft.…See More
May 28, 2013
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Wage-and-Hour Lawsuits Up For Five Years In A Row

Wage-and-hour lawsuits are up for the fifth straight year according to a study undertaken by the Federal Judicial Center. Between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013, plaintiffs brought a total of 7,764 suits. This is a 10 percent jump over the course of the year. Big box retailers, banks, start-ups and notable chain restaurants…See More
May 20, 2013
Chris Wessell liked Jill's blog post Top 17 Growth Areas for Temporary and Project-Based Jobs
May 11, 2013
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Undocumented Workers May Still Recover Unpaid Wages Under FLSA

Undocumented workers who are not authorized to work in the United States are nevertheless entitled to recover unpaid wages, including overtime compensation, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Mario Feliciano, Augustin Milan and seven of their co-workers sued their…See More
May 6, 2013
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Employing Temporary Labor in California... What You Need To Know

Webinar, May 1st 11:30 PST (2:30 ET)Register For The Virtual Conference HR.com and The Institute of Human Resources have invited Emergent’s President Bill Inman, to host a webinar on the…See More
Apr 23, 2013
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Top 17 Growth Areas for Temporary and Project-Based Jobs

More companies are turning to temporary and contract workers to meet evolving market demands and quickly scale up their businesses. For job seekers, it's a great way to build relationships with employers and expand their resumes, and is often an in-road into permanent placement with those companies.Around 40 percent of employers plan…See More
Mar 21, 2013

Profile Information

Name
Jill S
Job Title
Staffing Relationship Manager
Company
Emergent
Which best describes your profession?
Consultant
How many years have you been in the business?
2-4 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Services
How many employees in your company?
>500
College/University
University of East London
Are you interested in split placements?
No
Which conferences do you plan to attend in the next year?
ERE
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking
Website
http://www.emergent.com

Jill's Blog

California’s Paid Family Leave Act to the Rescue

Posted on October 8, 2013 at 12:34pm 1 Comment

Serious illnesses often extend beyond just the person who’s sick. Family members worry about how they’ll be able to care for a loved one while still maintaining their jobs. As of September 24, 2013, there is an answer, at least in California. 

 
On September 24 Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill…
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Benefits of a Contingent Workforce

Posted on August 30, 2013 at 2:57pm 0 Comments

Contingent workers provide convenient, flexible, specialized skills that best fit the changing needs of the modern workplace. 

 

Research indicates that one third of the U.S. workforce is now made up of contingent workers, who are…

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Join Emergent at California HR Conference

Posted on August 14, 2013 at 1:24pm 0 Comments

The California HR Conference (Formerly PIHRA Annual Conference) will be held in Anaheim on August 26-28th. This event is California’s largest HR conference and promises to provide a great opportunity to gain HCRI credits, check out vendors and network with other veteran HR execs. If you are interested in attending but do not have tickets, we have free passes to the expo hall (but please let us know if you’d like one before the Thursday, the 15th deadline).

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45% of HR execs are concerned about their staffing supplier’s ability to deliver under ACA

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 2:46pm 0 Comments

Even though some aspects of ACA have now been delayed until 2015, there are still many things companies can and should be thinking about in terms of workforce strategy to mitigate escalating costs, compliance pitfalls and administrative headaches. 

 

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